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bell hooks

There are few writers who combine the intellectual discipline of thought with the creative energy of a muse.

bell hooks was just such a writer.

We learned the sad news that she put down her pen and joined the writing ancestors.

bell hooks was only sixty-nine years old when she whispered her goodbye and yet, the volumes she leaves behind will empower, enrage, and excite generations to come.

While The Hurston and Hughes Literary Circle® has not engaged her work yet, our Founder has. We join with the Womanists, Black Feminists, Writers, Readers, and Bookstore Owners who pause to feel the loss of her presence.

bell hooks was iconic and invited us to consider, to use the pen as tool of liberation, and to not be limited by what others thought.

May her name be remembered.

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